Robert J. Lindquist, PE, MBA, CGC, has been responsible for estimating over
3,000 projects totaling more than $12 billion and has been successful on over
500 projects totaling in excess of $3 billion. He managed the Design/Build
process on projects ranging in size from $5 million to $250 million. Bob has
had hands-on responsibilities for 19 wastewater treatment plants, 350 major
highway bridge projects, 75 site development projects, 15 landfill projects,
18 major membrane liner projects, 2 tunnels, 3 gold mines, 1 wharf, and 1
uranium tailings removal project. His managerial, financial and engineering
expertise in the heavy, civil, structural, and mechanical construction portions
of these projects was a significant factor in their timely and profitable
He holds active Registered Professional Engineer licenses in Florida and
Texas. He has a Florida General Contractor's License, and TxDOT Certifications: Roadway Construction Management and Inspection and Major Bridge Construction Management
Bob is an Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) (since
1995), an Arbitrator and Dispute Review Board member with the Texas Bar Association,
Construction Law Section, and a Dispute Review Board member in good standing
with the Florida Department of Transportation. He has served as an arbitrator on construction disputes and has participated in numerous mediations, arbitrations,
Dispute Review Boards and court proceedings during his 33 year construction
For 16 years Bob served as Senior Vice President for Hubbard Construction
Company in Orlando, Florida, a $250 million dollar a year ENR “Top 400”
company. At Hubbard, he was responsible for the coordination and direction
of outside legal counsel with respect to litigation, estimating, contract
administration, bid negotiations, contract closeout, dispute resolution, monthly
monitoring of progress, profit/loss reviews on all major projects and Hubbard's
Design Build efforts.
As Vice President/Division Manager of ARGEE Corporation, Denver, Colorado,
he introduced this 60-year old heavy civil and mining company to the municipal
and industrial construction market. Over his 3 years with ARGEE Corp., Bob
was responsible for estimating and successfully completing 4 wastewater treatment
plants valued at $68 million, 4 highway and bridge construction projects valued
at $59 million, 3 open pit gold and silver mines valued at $34 million, 2
large leachate pads with 3.5 million square feet of membrane liners, and numerous
large earthwork projects totaling $43 million. These projects were located
in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Nevada, California, Colorado and Idaho. His
responsibilities included post bid negotiations, contract disputes, legal
cases and project profitability.
Bob organized, launched, and was President of Peabody Southwest, Inc., Houston,
Texas. Projects constructed under his direction and 3 year tenure at Peabody
Southwest include 4 heavy and highway bridge projects valued at $28 million,
2 wastewater treatment plants totaling $21 million, and one marine wharf deck
project at $10 million. Peabody Southwest was a wholly owned subsidiary of
Peabody International Corporation, a Fortune 400 Company.
During his first 10 years out of Penn State, Bob worked as Project Engineer
on 2 waste water treatment plants in Pittsburgh and Chicago and then headed
up the estimating/engineering department of Peabody Midwest, Inc., in Chicago,
until moving to Houston to start-up Peabody Southwest.
Bob holds a Masters in Business Administration with honors from Rollins College,
Crummer Graduate School of Business ('90) and a Bachelor of Science in Civil
Engineering from Penn State University ('71).
Professionally, Bob is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers,
National Society of Professional Engineers, Florida Engineering Society, Florida
Department of Transportation Design Build Task Team and past Board of Director
of the American Society of Highway Engineers.
His personal interests include: Triathlons, Cycling and Swimming, Marathons
and Long Distance Running, Golf, Boating, and Jungian Psychological Studies.